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The Killing Reviews

June 24, 2013
Faultless and enjoyable.
August 11, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: A
Top Critic
August 3, 2011
At 27 Writer-Director Stanley Kubrick, in his third full-length picture, has shown more audacity with dialogue and camera than Hollywood has seen since the obstreperous Orson Welles went riding out of town on an exhibitors' poll.
May 8, 2007
[The film] at first tends to be somewhat confusing, soon settles into a tense and suspenseful vein which carries through to an unexpected and ironic windup.
May 8, 2007
Arguably Stanley Kubrick's most perfectly conceived and executed film.
February 9, 2006
Characteristically Kubrick in both its mechanistic coldness and its vision of human endeavour undone by greed and deceit, this noir-ish heist movie is nevertheless far more satisfying than most of his later work.
January 1, 2000
An engrossing little adventure.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5